We owe it to our soldiers and veterans to equip them with the mental health skills equivalent to the physical training and protective equipment they receive. We’ve collected some of our resiliency resources for veterans, active-duty military personnel, and their families:
- Guidelines for Listening to War VeteransThe main problem for many war veterans and survivors of torturous experiences is not what they went through. Their problem is that very few people have the emotional strength to listen to them talk about what they went through. 5 tips for listening to returning service men and women.
- The Five Levels of ResiliencyResilience is essential in today’s world. In today’s workplace everyone feels pressured to get more work done, of higher quality, with fewer people, in less time, with less budget. In our personal lives things are changing so rapidly everyone must learn how to be change proficient, cope with unexpected setbacks, and overcome unwanted adversities. Learn ...
Links to more resources:
- Military Spouse Advocacy Network – “Our mission is to create stronger military families through education, empowerment and support.”
- Real Warriors Campaign – “an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.”